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Does John Deere own Lesco?????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by KCfireman, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. KCfireman

    KCfireman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,861

  2. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    Where have you been for the last year?
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    You're partially right. Dear John did buy Lesco last year. And... Cub, MTD and Lesco did have a manufacturing agreement. But... Lesco was independently owned until Dear John bought them.
  4. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    Yes John Deere owns Lesco. I think their mowers are all made by Great Dane now from the looks of them.
  5. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    Murray is making the new 800 series Deere's.
  6. Herrick

    Herrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 506

  7. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    From what I here they could be. :laugh::laugh:

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    Deere owns Lesco
  9. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    So then, Briggs&Stratton is making some John Deere things.
  10. farmboy1285

    farmboy1285 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 574

    This would be an excellent time to say, I told you so! :laugh:

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